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METROFOOD-RI promotes the Carlotta Award 2nd Edition dedicated to female researchers

The “Carlotta Award 2022” second edition is promoted by ENEA, the Academy of Sciences known as the XL and by the European Research Infrastructure METROFOOD-RI and sponsored by the Internetional Program ICARDA CGIAR Research Centre, Wheat Initiative  and EUCARPIA .

It is reserved exclusively for woman researchers under 40.

In 2018, the year of the first edition, it was the 150th anniversary of Carlotta Parisani Strampelli, wife of the great Italian geneticist Nazareno Strampelli, it was decided to name this award after her so that this female figure, in the service of research, could have the right recognition and, above all, to give a positive signal to young woman researchers engaged in the genetic improvement of wheat and other cereals.

This Second Edition is hosted within the most important International Congress on cereals and derived food products, the International Conference "From Seed to Pasta IV" to be held in Bologna on 26-28 October 2022.

The scientific areas on which the works are focused will be two, related to the main themes of the FSTP-4 Congress, 1-5 (a) and 6-8 (b) respectively:

  1. wheat genetics, genomics and breeding;
  2. sustainable wheat production for food security, food quality and safety, durum wheat-pasta value chain

In addition to the winners of the Carlotta Award 2022, on the same topics, 4 female researchers, operating in developing and/or emerging Countries, will be selected with special mentions for their excellent work, regardless of high IF publications and/or important funding.

The winners will be selected by a special international jury of experts and, in case of an equal judgment between two (or more) candidates, the youngest will be entitled to the prize as an incentive to her scientific and professional growth.

The prizes will be awarded within the framework of the International Conference aimed at presenting the latest innovations in terms of research, approaches and technologies in the sector of cereals and derived food products.

The application must consist of a descriptive abstract of the original work (in which the candidate must appear as the unique or first author), accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and a list of publications.

The deadline for submitting applications is June 15th, 2022

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